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Understanding Turkish Expansionism: Impose a No Fly Zone!

Turkey has been occupying Cyprus, parts of Syria and Iraq and has continued to violate the air space of its neighbors.
Turkey is killing Kurdish civilians on an almost daily basis

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Turkish Police likely killers of Tahir Elçi

Tahir Elçi, the Kurdish human rights lawyer, was shot dead in Diyarbakır, in Turkey’s Kurdish southeast (Northern Kurdistan), on November 28, 2015, while holding a press conference calling for peace in the region

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“Your Struggle is Mine”: Revolutionary Letters to Leyla Güven

On February 11, HDP MP Leyla Güven, was on the 96th day of her hunger strike protesting against the isolation of the PKK’s (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) imprisoned leader Abdullah Öcalan

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Terrorism policing: the YPG/YPJ, an ally abroad but a danger at home?

The erratic treatment members of the YPG/YPJ receive at the hands of Europe’s counterterrorism networks doesn’t look set to change in the near future

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Ankara’s only goal in Syria is exterminating Kurds

Attacking Rojava means the end of Turkish-Kurdish peace chances

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Why are 162 Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike?

Sarah Glynn, committee member of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan, explains the context behind a mass hunger strike in Turkish prisons

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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Can the left develop its own Middle East policy?

We need solutions for the crisis in the Middle East. The chaos in the region has been ongoing since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire one century ago

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